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Private Cabin in the Western Mountains on the Swift River in Byron, Maine

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 Acres of well groomed private yard with 800' of River Frontage

$140/night rate covers 2 Adults and 2 Children.

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Fully furnished 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 bath log sided cabin sitting right on the edge of the Swift River. 800' of private riverfront with cobbly and sandy beaches and swimming holes.

Large well manicured yard well off of the road.

Walking distance to the beautiful Coos Canyon scenic area.

Hiking trails, miles of woods roads for mountain biking, ATV and snowmobile trails, gold panning, fishing or just sit on the beach and relax to the sound of the River.

Gorgeous scenic views in the area, as well as the potential to see Moose and other wildlife.

Within 1 hour of Sunday River Ski Resort in Bethel and Saddleback Mountain Ski Resort in Rangeley. Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Resort is 1 hr. 15 mins.

Master Bedroom with queen size bed. Guest bedroom with a bunk bed setup of a full size bed on the bottom and a twin size bed on the top. Rollaway also available. Linens supplied.

Downstairs bath with shower. Upstairs 1/2 bath.

Cute Kitchen with microwave, full refrigerator with ice maker, apartment size electric range, dishes and cooking utensils.

Free satellite WiFi internet, DVD player. No cable.

Propane Fireplace, ceiling fans, air conditioning.

Outside area with a picnic table, barbecue grill, campfire ring, lawn chairs and horseshoe pit.

More Details

Bob and Rosey Susbury
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Bob and Rosey Susbury

Rosey is a lifelong resident of Byron and Bob, who grew up in a neighboring town, moved to Byron in 2002. Bob is an Electrical Contractor and Rosey owns the Coos Canyon Rock & Gift Shop just up the road from the Cabin.

The river is the common link which brought us together. We both were prospecting for gold in the same area along the river, and we found the greatest treasure of all -- each other.

We both love the outdoors and enjoy all of the activities which are provided through the nature that surrounds us.

We built this cabin together knowing one day we would build another home on a 100 acre piece of property which we own at the other end of town. Thus, our Cabin became available to rent.

Bob and Rosey Susbury purchased this cabin in 2005

What makes this cabin unique

The Swift River is the most important aspect of our property. Besides the fun recreational activities it provides, it is also soothing and meditative. Nothing eases the stresses of daily life better than spending time along the Swift River. And this cabin is built right on the edge of the water.


Byron Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • upstairs bathroom - toilet
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed set is a full size on bottom and a twin on top.
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom with 2 large windows--one overlooking the yard and the other overlooking the river. Keeping the window cracked open a bit allows you to sleep to its soothing sounds. Queen size bed, 1 bureau and a chair provided. Guest Bedroom has a bunk bed setup of a full bed on bottom and a twin bed on top. Two Windows overlooking the river. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans. A Roll-A-Way is provided for a 6th guest.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Private Cabin in the Western Mountains on the Swift River in Byron, Maine
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

A gem on the river

  • 5 of 5

Rosey and Bob have a beautiful, homey cabin. Although, there were five of us, we were very comfortable. The outside area around the cabin is just an extension of the inside living area. There wasn't anything we needed or wanted. This cabin gives an entirely new meaning to the word PEACEFULNESS.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tyngsborough, MA

Quiet, restful, peaceful

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cabin, beautiful gentle, flowing river outside. Extremely clean, wonderful host with Rosey and Bob. If you want to rest and get your bearings this is the place. Lots of places to hike and take walks. The cabin is well-equipped and clean.


  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is actually bigger in person. Is very clean, I felt in love with the decoration. Very relaxing vacation. The river is beautiful ,clean water . The price for this cabin and what you get is incredible .

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are delighted that you were so pleased with your accommodations! Smiles, Bob & Rosey
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Cozy, Comfortable Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week at Swift River Pines Cabin in Byron Maine and had a great time. The cabin is well laid out, has just about everything you need and is in the woods on a beautiful river. The weather turned out to be unseasonably warm, so we watched the river go from frozen and snowy to open and running fast. We even ate lunch on the deck two days. The area is great for snowmobiling in the winter, but we also found lots of places to snowshoe. Having good internet offset not having cell service due to the mountains. The cabin has huge windows that allow for a great view as well as lots of daylight.

Making the reservation with the owners was easy. Arrangements for letting ourselves into the cabin were easy.

We had expected a cold snowy week and were actually looking forward to being snowed in within this charming cabin! However, the warm weather gave us different opportunities.

Thanks for a great winter getaway!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boerne, Texas

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent a week at Swift River Pines Cabin. It was a great place to relax and unwind. Although it is convenient to the activities and sights in the area, it is also secluded, peaceful, and quiet. The cabin is clean, beautiful, and well-equipped, and as other reviewers have said, the photos do not do it justice.

Rosey was very helpful and answered all of our questions promptly. The information provided about the cabin and the things to do while visiting helped to make our stay enjoyable. We loved driving the back roads and our trips to Grafton Notch State Park, Rangeley, Small Falls, the covered bridges, and seeing a moose on our last night in Byron. The fall foliage was amazing while we were there, and we hope to return for another stay in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect, Peaceful, Private Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the Cabin and loved every minute of it. From the moment we began communicating with Rosey on VRBO we knew it was going to be a great vacation. Rosey was more than helpful and patient answering all of our questions in a timely manner.

When we got to the Cabin we were welcomed by Rosey, who showed us around. She was so hospitable. We were a little taken back because the cabin was more than we expected. It was bigger than we thought it would be and we were so pleased to see how clean, neat, and organized everything was. Every room was beautifully decorated and stocked with everything you might need from home. You can see the River from almost every window.

The River flowing over the rocks has a nice melody and plays its own special song. It is very relaxing and also fun to explore and take a dip. You can even teach your dog to swim like we did. We were thrilled that pets are allowed at the Cabin and were very happy to able to bring our dog with us on vacation. The dog run was great. The private land to be able to walk the dog was so peaceful and helped our dog, who suffers from anxiety, find a safe place to be. He really enjoyed it.

We also enjoyed the fire pit, the hammock (no, the dog didn’t lie on the hammock), and relaxing on the back deck. There is also a horseshoe pit and there is panning for gold in the River. Rosey and Bob will get you started.

Rosey has a printed list for all the guests of things to do in the area. We took a few rides for some scenic views and saw the beautiful sunset at Height of Land. It overlooks Mooselookmeguntic Lake. We also saw two moose on the way back to the Cabin. We believe they were in Beaver Pond. They’re huge! Don’t forget your camera!

Rosey also leaves a little surprise for you which is so generous and such a nice touch.

All in all, you can tell we liked it very much and can’t wait to book our next trip to Byron so we can stay at the Cabin again. We highly recommend this wonderful private getaway.

P.S Although we never actually met Bob, we hear he is a great guy! :)

Julie & Chad & Beau Connors from Massachusetts.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
88 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Rangeley 25 minute scenic ride, and in Rumford
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Oakdale Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Deli at Coos Canyon Rock & Gift (May-Oct. only)
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Sunday River

*GOLD PROSPECTING on the Swift River. Visit Coos Canyon Rock & Gift Shop for free demonstrations on gold panning and rent or purchase equipment to go to the river and pan on your own. (Panning permitted on property)

*Cruise along the National Scenic Byway from the Cabin to the mountain resort town of Rangeley for spectacular views of the mountains and lakes and a chance to view MOOSE grazing along the roadside.

*Visit the HEIGHT OF LAND look off to view amazing sunsets over the lakes and mountain ranges.


*Swim in the gorge at COOS CANYON, or right in front of the Cabin, or just lounge on the ledges or beach.

*Take a day trip or 2 viewing waterfalls and scenic roads.

*Ride your MOUNTAIN BIKE on some of the plentiful dirt roads in the area.

*Visit SUNDAY RIVER or SADDLEBACK MOUNTAIN SKI AREAS, both within an hour of the Cabin, or SUGARLOAF MTN. SKI AREA 75 minutes away.

*SNOWMOBILE or ATV on the well maintained trail systems, right from the Cabin.

*Go FISHING in the Swift River, local streams or at the lakes in the area.

*HUNTING is popular in the Fall


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Base rate is for up to 2 adults AND 2 children .
Additional guests require a fee of $10.00 per guest per night.
Security/Damage deposit is required within 7 days of booking to hold your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.